Tuesday July 29, 2014




  • Crime Severity: delving into the numbers

    Drops in cocaine trafficking, failure to stop or remain, and in discharging firearms with intent all contributed to the drop in the Crime Severity Index numbers for North Battleford from a year ago.
    Unfortunately, increases in murders, attempted murders,

  • North Stars announce training camp dates

    The Battlefords North Stars will start to prepare their defence of the Kramer Division title at the end of August.
    The North Stars’ first year prospects will take the ice Aug. 30 for the first time as they begin competing for spots on the roster. The

Top Headlines

New garbage truck for Battleford

Battleford Town council told its public works superintendent to go ahead with the order of a new...

Community safety update to council

The two new community safety officers participating in the six-month trial Enhanced Bylaw...

B’fords Opportunity Plan moving forward

One of the new economic development initiatives of City Manager Jim Puffalt is moving forward....

Open house set for new Cochin RCMP office

The grand opening and open house of the RCMP office in Cochin will be held Wednesday, July 30 from...

The Crime Severity Index explained

Every year, the findings of a familiar national statistical survey make the news during the last...

Street Performers Festival previewed on Tuesday

Those in Central Park Tuesday got a sneak preview of what was in store for the first ever North...

Self-drive art tour hosted Aug. 2 and 3

Summer is a social and active season! What better way to explore the fullness of summer than to...

A dozen years of hiking from Victoria to Battleford

An intrepid group of walkers from the Langley, B.C. area wrapped up their 2014 Trans Canada Trail...

Cadet learns expedition skills at camp

Army Cadet Joshua Sokulski of Turtleford is in the final week of training in the three-week Basic...

Extensive damage from July 17 storm

Days of smoke-filled skies seemed to disguise the arrival of an intense storm that hit Unity and...

Dealing with abandoned wildlife

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment has been receiving numerous calls from the public...

NW competitors share in prize money

Several Northwest exhibitors shared in the $100,000 in prize money offered during the Lloydminster...


Recent News

First place tie at New Horizons

Thirty members of New Horizons participated in July 21’s tournament. ...


Flats to host Western Canadian Fastball Championships

Some of Western Canada's best fastball will be contested at the Flats in Battleford...


Intoxicated man walks down middle of Highway 4

The North Battleford RCMP had a busy night Saturday, receiving more than 40 calls for service...


Two-vehicle collision on Carlton Trail

More than 30 calls for service were made to the North Battleford RCMP detachment between 6 a.m....


Mosses and nushrooms

The mushrooms that seem to magically appear almost overnight in our lawns are the fruiting bodies...


American (ir)relevance in the New World Order

In the midst of a series of global crises, American President Barack Obama spoke at a Democratic...



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